Lansing, Nov 22, 2011 - Well known and respected global buyer and seller of refurbished medical imaging equipment, parts and services, Block Imaging International, announced today Joshua L. Block will assume the role of President effective immediately. Bruce L. Block, founder and President since 1996, will serve as Chairman with oversight responsibilities for both Block Imaging and Block Imaging Parts and Service, where Jason Crawford will continue as President.
Bruce Block selected Joshua as his successor and had this to say about the announcement, “It is rare that a father has the pleasure of working alongside his children, and to have the honor of working with 4 sons is a privilege not exacted on many. Joshua has demonstrated the visionary leadership and a knack for strategic thinking that enables him to lead this talented organization into the future.”
Josh stated, “I'm deeply humbled to have the opportunity to lead this remarkable team. Every day, imaging equipment allows a second chance at life for millions of people around the world. Our team looks forward to carrying on my Dad’s vision of creatively expanding the way we serve the healthcare marketplace in an effort to make this second chance a reality.”
Josh Nunez will assume the role of Vice President of Imaging Solutions, Midwest USA effective immediately and Jason Crawford will continue as the President of Block Imaging Parts and Service, Inc.
Bruce Block is the founder of three Block Imaging companies; Block Imaging International, Inc., established in 1997, Nihon Block Imaging KK in 2009 and Block Imaging Parts & Service, Inc., in 2009. Mr. Block served as President over Block Imaging International for 14 years. In addition to his responsibilities at Block Imaging, Mr. Block and wife Lynn established a non-profit organization, Stepping Stones Foundation, in 2001 to serve and encourage families in Lansing, MI. as well as Rochester, NY.
Josh Block has served as Vice President of Imaging Solutions for 5 years. In 2010, Josh Block began facilitating Block Imaging’s Leadership Team. Mr. Block enjoys writing for the Block Imaging Blog and has been featured in DOTmed NEWS. Prior to joining Block Imaging, Mr. Block co-founded and was President of Emerging Investments, a service company in Muncie, Indiana. A native of Michigan, Mr. Block earned a B.A. in Business Management from Taylor University.
About Block Imaging Companies
Block Imaging is one of the largest independent, global providers of refurbished medical imaging equipment. Operating since 1997, Block buys, sells, rents and services medical imaging equipment in all modalities: MRI, CT, Interventional Labs, C-Arm, Digital Rad Rooms, PET/CT, Nuclear Cameras, Mammography, Bone Densitometry, Ultrasound and CR. Block’s turnkey services also include leasing & financing options, parts support, shared risk service agreements, equipment valuation and service training for engineers. Block has eight offices worldwide, including Europe (Munich, Germany) and Japan (Nihon Block Imaging KK). For more information, please visit www.blockimaging.com.
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Josh Block, President of Block Imaging International
Written by Krista Kotrla
Krista Kotrla is Senior Vice President of Marketing at Block Imaging. She is also a wife and mother of three, working from her home state of Texas. Krista is passionate about growing businesses through social culture and inspiring teams to accomplish things that really matter. Learn more about Krista here.